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La Platilleria

On Sunday we went to La Platilleria for lunch. It is a small corner bar, towards the top of Poble-sec, an area which is fast becoming a new foodie destination in Barcelona. Oli had been here before and was raving … Continue reading

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El Racó del Mariner

November 26th, 2015 Even though I’d previously lived in Barcelona for several years, I had no idea that El Racó del Mariner existed until a couple of weeks ago. El Racó del Mariner (The Fisherman’s Dock) is a bar/restaurant that … Continue reading

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La Bodegueta

October 3rd, 2013 We were going to visit an art fair in Plaça España his afternoon, so it seemed a good idea to have lunch on the way. Poble Sec (dry village) is between Montjuïc and Paral·lel, just South of … Continue reading

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Salad al fresco

July 27th, 2012 I went round to see my friend Catie yesterday, to update her Mac system software and make it play nice with her eyePhone. While I was busy pressing buttons and waiting for firmware updates, Catie bought some … Continue reading

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Nou Celler

April 17th, 2012 I arrived in Barcelona today – I’m here to help my friend Oli set up his Homage to Cataluña exhibition at the Eat Meat Gallery – there will be lots of eating, drinking and cooking! We met Maria … Continue reading

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Peus de Ministre

18th October 2011 On Tuesday we had dinner with Adrian and Rosa in Poblenou. Rosa prepared a delicious selection of tapas, as starters. We had Boquerones – anchovies that have been cured in vinegar, then preserved in olive oil. Jamón Serrano – … Continue reading

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Pan con Tomate

August 15th 2011 Pan con Tomate is a very simple, yet extraordinarily delicious way of serving bread with a meal. In Cataluña, where it originates, all meals come with tomato bread (pa amb tomàquet – the Catalan name), instead of plain old … Continue reading

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